NWS: No tornado in Van Wert County Wednesday

Storage building damaged by Sep. 10 storm
Photo provided by Van Wert County EMA.

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed damage from Wednesday’s storm in Van Wert County yesterday. They found no evidence of a tornado touchdown but did find thunderstorm wind damage. Their preliminary report appears below.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
443 PM EDT THU SEP 11 2014 /343 PM CDT THU SEP 11 2014/


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/10/14 THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE IN VAN
WERT COUNTY...OHIO.

.THUNDERSTORM WIND...

PEAK WIND: 60 MPH
PATH LENGTH: 5.5 MILES

SPORADIC STORM DAMAGE OBSERVED STARTING 5 MILES WSW OF
DELPHOS...OHIO AND TRAVELING TO 1.5 MILES NW OF DELPHOS OHIO WAS
DETERMINED TO BE CAUSED BY STRAIGHT LINE WINDS. ALONG THE PATH
THERE WAS CORN FLATTENED...TREES UPROOTED...AND MINOR STRUCTURAL
DAMAGE TO A FEW BARNS.

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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